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John W. Hastie

Research Interests

Chemistry of inorganic materials at high temperatures.  Phase equilibria.  Combustion and fire suppression.  Mass and optical spectroscopic characterization of inorganic systems.

Awards and Honors

  • Titular member, IUPAC Commission on High Temperature and Solid State Chemistry, 1986-2000
  • Chairman, NRC Committee on High Temperature Science and Technology, 1986-1989
  • Industrial Research – 100 Award, 1980
  • Maryland Academy of Science, Distinguished Young Scientist Award, 1975
  • Department of Commerce Silver Medal, 1974
  • Honorary D. Sc. Award, University of Tasmania, 1973


Created October 9, 2019